Activities

Tale of a Dog


Drivers on one of Scotland's busiest roads had to endure serious delays after a dog drove a tractor onto the motorway. Honestly!  Border Collie, Don, took control of a mini-tractor after farmer, Tom Hamilton, left the vehicle for a matter of seconds. Don made straight for the nearby M74, which was busy with morning traffic...

Real Kermit the Frog


Scientists in Costa Rica have discovered a new species of frog that may just be Mother Nature's answer to TV's Kermit the Frog.

Rodney the Rat


A South American swamp rat has been found swimming far from home in a river in Co. Tipperary.

Medieval Yoda


A medieval historian has discovered a 14th century drawing of a creature that bears a striking resemblance to Yoda from Star Wars...

World Happiness Report 2015


Ireland is the eighteenth happiest country in the world according to the World Happiness Report. The international study was published by the UN after surveys were carried out around the world over the last two years.

Poo Bus


A public bus that runs on human waste has been put into service in the city of Bristol. And just in case you don't quite understand, “human waste” means poo!

Why Not Try Cycling


Cycling has become really popular in Ireland over the last few years, with people using their bikes for transport, recreation and sport.  Cycling is a fun physical activity which not only builds your fitness and endurance, but also gets you outdoors. 

Quad Bike (ATV)


One of the most important pieces of machinery on our farm is the Quad Bike. We currently have a Honda Foreman 450cc quad. It’s a powerful bike built for hard work and hauling loads, day in and day out.

Sepak Takraw


This month we bring you an amazing sport all the way from Southeast Asia. Sepak Takraw is played on an indoor court similar to one used in volleyball. Sepak Takraw’s rules are almost the same as volleyball too, but there is one major difference – players cannot use their hands! Sepak is an old Thai word for ‘kick’ and Takraw is translated as ‘ball’ in English.

Goofy Grenadier (Wacky)


A Buckingham Palace guardsman has landed himself in hot water after being filmed playing to tourists outside the Queen's official residence.

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